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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners simulate the process of DNA fingerprinting by using electricity to separate colored dyes. Learners use simple materials to assemble a comb (electrophoresis chamber) to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Windows to the Universe
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    In this activity, learners investigate various appliances and electronics, discovering how much energy each uses and how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is released to produce that energy. Learners use a...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners stain fabrics--on purpose! Learners explore the art of natural dyeing by using dyes and substrates that are both derived from plant or animal sources as well as mordant...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners construct a model of DNA to better understand the structure of DNA and protein synthesis. First, learners follow simple instructions and an instructor's...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners build handheld rockets and launchers out of PVC pipes and plastic bottles. Use this activity to demonstrate acceleration, air pressure, and Newton's Laws of Motion....

    Over $20 per student Ages 6 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the engineering behind the conveyor belt and consider the impact this invention has had on transportation and the coordinated shipping and delivery of goods....

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineers work to solve the challenges of a society, such as efficient planting and harvesting. Learners work in teams to devise a system using everyday...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore the concept of valve operation and how engineers have adapted valves for use in mechanical heart valve design. Learners read about several different valves used...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners explore how engineering has impacted the manufacturing of canoes over time, including the development of new, durable, and lighter materials. Learners work in teams of ...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how civil engineers solved the challenge of moving water via irrigation. Learners work in teams of "engineers" to design and build their own "...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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